NY Times' 'Room for Debate' Column Wrongly Argues Plan B is Dangerous

Last week, the New York Times ran "Room for Debate" feature centered on CVS' recent decision to stop selling tobacco products. The question posed was fairly innocuous: "What Unhealthy Products Should CVS Stop Selling?" Three of the four responses were about products that have been proven to pose actual health risks to… » 2/18/14 5:15pm 2/18/14 5:15pm

The Anonymous Woman Whose Breast Was on the New York Times Speaks

Last week, the upper torso of an anonymous woman appeared on the front page of the New York Times — and caused a bit of a stir. While the woman remains anonymous, she has written a letter responding to Times readers. » 12/02/13 5:00pm 12/02/13 5:00pm

The Times Explains That Controversial Front Page Nipple Photo

Considering the New York Times' general hesitancy to publish anything remotely scandalous (curse words, nudity), it made sense that people were surprised they chose to display a woman with a tattoo of the Star of David, a lumpectomy scar and a smidge of her areola. But now the photographer and photo editors involved… » 11/27/13 6:40pm 11/27/13 6:40pm

Things That Will Never Happen to You, From the NY Times 'Vows' Column

Things were going well for you, weren't they? You were happy. You were just living your modest little pleasurable life, excited that you splurged on the good deli turkey this week and that the coffee from the place around the corner was not too bitter today. Sure, your partner was too busy at work to reply to your… » 11/06/13 1:30pm 11/06/13 1:30pm

New Site Will Tell You How Many Ladies Got on the NYT Homepage Today

17 men have had articles featured on the homepage of the New York Times this Wednesday, five more than the number of women who can say the same. When you finish reading this, that number's bound to have shifted in one direction or another. At least, that's according to WhoWritesFor, a website designed by developer… » 7/31/13 10:50am 7/31/13 10:50am

The Real Problem With a Story Like ‘Sex on Campus’ Is About Sources

New York Times reporter Kate Taylor's piece "Sex on Campus: She Can Play That Game, Too" caused quite a hubbub at this site and many others – so much so that the author is now doing the media circuit, arguing that she's "surprised" by the negative reaction to a story that we've seen time and time and time again. » 7/16/13 6:45pm 7/16/13 6:45pm

Men Need Saving Too, Says Middle-Aged White Man

David Brooks, known recently for rewriting the work of one of his college students and expressing that in his humble opinion, the Egyptian people aren't ready for Democracy, has chosen to yet again comment on something that means nothing. His most recent column is devoted to The New Problem That Has No Name: the plight … » 7/16/13 3:45pm 7/16/13 3:45pm

That New York Times Article About Anthony Weiner's Women is Here

We know what Anthony Weiner's been up to lately: trying to mount his comeback campaign. But what have the women with whom he engaged in inappropriate communications with been doing with their time? As you may have guessed, not having a lot of fun. » 6/24/13 6:30pm 6/24/13 6:30pm